If A Man Does Not Keep Pace With His Companions Perhaps It Is Because He Hears A Different Drummer.
Quotations By Famous People
If a man does not keep pace with his companions perhaps it is because he
hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music he hears however
measured and far away.
Henry David Thoreau
Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises?
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer....
Our life is frittered away by detail. An honest man has hardly need to count more than his ten fingers, or in extreme cases he may add his ten toes, and lump the rest.
Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity. I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand...
Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
Henry David Thoreau...
A man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest. -- Paul Simo
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers....
He who says what he likes, hears what he does not like. Spanish Proverb
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to leave alone.
-- Henry David Thoreau...
When a proud man hears another praised, he feels himself injured. English Proverb
If Christ should appear on earth he would on all hands be denounced as a mistaken, misguided man, insane and crazed.
-- Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)...